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Forum: Custom Dodge Ram Performance Mods - Engine - 4.7 Liter V8 10-15-2012, 01:26 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,920
Posted By nanney1
Finished out a tank and the computer said 17.5....

Finished out a tank and the computer said 17.5. Hand calculated for the first time in a while. Came out to 16.1. Oh well. No matter what the computer reads, the actual is somewhere between 1/2 below...
Forum: Dodge Ram General Discussion 09-20-2012, 10:12 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 579
Posted By nanney1
You're right. Lots of good replies. Thanks...

You're right. Lots of good replies. Thanks everyone.
Forum: Dodge Ram General Discussion 09-20-2012, 09:07 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 579
Posted By nanney1
Probably right. The reasons in choosing the...

Probably right. The reasons in choosing the Tacoma in that configuration was to: 1. Learn to drive the stick. 2. Not have so much room as to pile in everyone. 3. The stick prevents other friends from...
Forum: Custom Dodge Ram Performance Mods - Engine - 4.7 Liter V8 09-19-2012, 02:13 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,920
Posted By nanney1
Most days I drive 50 miles to work and back. My...

Most days I drive 50 miles to work and back. My parents bought my soon to be driving son a 4 cyl. 4wd reg. cab Tacoma that gets around 21 mpg. He will drive 7.5 miles round trip to school.

At this...
Forum: Dodge Ram General Discussion 09-19-2012, 01:59 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 579
Posted By nanney1
Is this a no brainer?

Have an 06 QC 4.7. It was perfect two years ago as it was roomy enough to haul around me and the kids, and the dogs and the stuff, but....

Most of the time, it is just me driving to work and back....
Forum: Custom Dodge Ram Performance Mods - Engine - 4.7 Liter V8 09-19-2012, 01:27 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,920
Posted By nanney1
I've had the truck for almost 2 years now....

I've had the truck for almost 2 years now. Routinely see 16.2 on the overhead computer. I no longer hand calculate as it is usually right around what the computer says or a half mpg below.

I...
Forum: Custom Dodge Ram Performance Mods - Engine - 4.7 Liter V8 12-02-2010, 04:35 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,557
Posted By nanney1
Maybe simple, maybe not. A couple of different...

Maybe simple, maybe not. A couple of different things going on here.

From what I've read here, lugging the truck at low rpms with O/D on may cause lower fuel mileage than running higher rpms with...
Forum: Custom Dodge Ram Performance Mods - Engine - 4.7 Liter V8 11-16-2010, 09:33 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,920
Posted By nanney1
O.K. another report or two. I don't see any...

O.K. another report or two. I don't see any difference between the odomoter reading and the overhead computer. After doing the subtraction, the odomoter showed 368 miles since the last fill-up and...
Forum: Custom Dodge Ram Performance Mods - Engine - 4.7 Liter V8 11-02-2010, 10:28 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,557
Posted By nanney1
O.K. a couple of questions about the O/D off. At...

O.K. a couple of questions about the O/D off. At what speeds are we talking about where it would help?

I do a good bit of driving on rural roads where the speed limit is 45 mph. Would this be an...
Forum: Custom Dodge Ram Performance Mods - Engine - 4.7 Liter V8 10-18-2010, 11:27 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,920
Posted By nanney1
O.K. second fill-up. Overhead computer reads 16.2...

O.K. second fill-up. Overhead computer reads 16.2 mpg. Hand calculation says 15.25 mpg. So, a little better than the first tank. The main difference is that I drove with O/D off on my short trips and...
Forum: Body & Interior 10-13-2010, 09:39 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 532
Posted By nanney1
cup holder rattle - any ideas?

The cup holder on my 06 has an annoying rattle. When the compartment is closed shut, or open with no drinks or water bottles, there is no rattle. Put one drink cup or water bottle in one of the cup...
Forum: Custom Dodge Ram Performance Mods - Engine - 4.7 Liter V8 10-08-2010, 09:42 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,920
Posted By nanney1
I've started driving with Overdrive off except on...

I've started driving with Overdrive off except on the highway above 55 mph. Noticeable differance in the feel of the truck. Higher RPM's and a better feel. Not lugging like I was previously driving...
Forum: Custom Dodge Ram Performance Mods - Engine - 4.7 Liter V8 10-06-2010, 04:57 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,920
Posted By nanney1
I don't think mine is a flex fuel. Here's what it...

I don't think mine is a flex fuel. Here's what it notes on the build codes for my 4.7:

EVA 4.7L V8 MPI Engine


So, don't use cruise control? Why not?
Forum: Custom Dodge Ram Performance Mods - Engine - 4.7 Liter V8 10-06-2010, 09:15 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,920
Posted By nanney1
fuel mileage - first calculation

06 Quad, 4.7, 2WD, 3.55. Everything stock except tires. Factory spec was 245 70R17 and when I bought it the previous owner had switched to a P265 70R 17. Not much difference but the tires are...
Forum: Dodge Ram General Discussion 09-30-2010, 03:02 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 969
Posted By nanney1
No worries....you must have missed the last line...

No worries....you must have missed the last line of my previous message where I indicated that I already did that.:smileup:

I've already received the email from Dodge with everything I requested....
Forum: Dodge Ram General Discussion 09-30-2010, 12:54 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 969
Posted By nanney1
Called Dodge and the customer service rep was...

Called Dodge and the customer service rep was very nice, but kind of clueless. Gave me some of the info I wanted but it took forever. I finally got tired of waiting for her to put me on hold and go...
Forum: Dodge Ram General Discussion 09-30-2010, 10:20 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 969
Posted By nanney1
Yes, I did try that, and it confirmed some...

Yes, I did try that, and it confirmed some things. But I think it didn't show the rear axle information. I was told what it was at the dealership, but I'd like to confirm it for sure.
Forum: Dodge Ram General Discussion 09-30-2010, 10:10 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 969
Posted By nanney1
VIN codes

Looking to find the build codes on my used Ram that I recently purchased. I ran it on an online decoder and found some information, but not everything.

Is there an online source that decodes or...
Forum: Custom Dodge Ram Performance Mods - Engine - 4.7 Liter V8 09-29-2010, 03:52 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 662
Posted By nanney1
Thanks Brandon, Looks like around 6,000lbs...

Thanks Brandon,

Looks like around 6,000lbs give or take.
Forum: Custom Dodge Ram Performance Mods - Engine - 4.7 Liter V8 09-29-2010, 03:43 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 662
Posted By nanney1
towing capacity

Just purchased my first Ram. 2006 Quad, 4.7, 2wd, 3.55, all stock. P265 70R 17's are on the truck and I don't know if those were the exact original size tires from the factory or not.

In any...
Forum: Custom Dodge Ram Performance Mods - Engine - 4.7 Liter V8 09-29-2010, 03:31 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,663
Posted By nanney1
Brandon, is your truck a 4X4? What is your rear...

Brandon, is your truck a 4X4? What is your rear axle ratio?
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